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City of Hull Academy endure tough night at St Helens, but scholarship push Castleford Tigers close
St. Helens (30) 78-6 (6) City of Hull Academy – Academy Under 19’s Championship
A young City of Hull Academy Under 19’s side went down 78-6 to St Helens on Friday evening at the Totally Wicked Stadium.
Forward George Cooke scored the only try for the visitors after 12 minutes to which Mikey Lewis converted, however the hosts registered five tries in the first half and a further nine tries after the break.
The City of Hull Academy Under 19’s are back in action on Saturday 27 April against Bradford Bulls at Bishop Burton College, Kick Off 12.00pm.
St. Helens: Jack Welsby, John Hutchings, Nico Rizzelli, Joshua Simm, Thomas Nisbet, Ryan Horne, Lewis Dodd, James Pye, Paul Nash, Kye Siyani, Matthew Foster, Sam Royle, Jake Wingfield, Keenan McDaid, Harry Brooks, Lewis Baxter, Warren Smith
Tries: John Hutchings 3, Nico Rizzelli, Josh Simm 4, Tom Nisbet 2, Matthew Foster, Sam Royle 2, Lewis Baxter
Goals: Lewis Dodd 11/14
City of Hull Academy: Mikey Lewis, Ryan Johnson, Jude Ferreira, Will Tate, James Driver, Harrison Morrow, Morgan Cutsforth, Callum Stark, Charlie Cavanaugh, George Cooke, Jay Lennon, Kai Tyson, Richard De Oliveira, Ben Ellis, Ewan Badham, Marcus Walker, Brandon Leggett
Try: George Cooke
Goal: Mikey Lewis 1/1
Referee: Denton Arnold
City of Hull Academy (16) 28-40 (16) Castleford Tigers – Scholarship
A superb game of rugby league at Scholarship level took place at Bishop Burton College on Wednesday evening with visitors Castleford Tigers edging to a 40-28 win – after the sides were locked up at 16-16 following a tight opening 40 minutes.
Winger Harvey Barron and second rower Bailey Dawson (2) scored the first half tries for the City of Hull Academy. Jacob Hookem landed a couple of conversions.
Centre Leon Stewart and scrum half Jacob Hookem crossed in the second half for the hosts, with Hookem converting both scores.
The Scholarship Side are next back in action on Wednesday 26 June away at Bradford Bulls.
City of Hull Academy: Joel Speed, Harvey Barron, Charlie Moy, Leon Stewart, Daniel Okoro, Callum Rutland, Jacob Hookem, Aidan Burrell, Ryan Morley, Harrison Petrie, Bailey Dawson, Alex Dickens, Leon Watkinson, Jack Offen, Alex Gibson, Charlie Roe, Abdullah Balogun, Connor Moore, Korben Pratt, Sam Richards
Tries: Harvey Barron, Bailey Dawson 2, Leon Stewart, Jacob Hookem
Goals: Jacob Hookem 4/5
Castleford Tigers: Bailey Hodgson, Mackenzie Scurr, Josh Milthorpe, Caelum Jordan, Jason Quarequare, Aidan Robinson, Adam Rusling, Lewis Ransome, Cain Robb, Ben Wood, Jamie Mvuala, Nathan Magee, Tom Hazelgrave, Callum Hutchinson, Phoenix Toola, Adam Grundy, Will Shaw, Jack Sadler, Rio Evans, Cameron Jones
Tries: Jamie Mvuala 2, Jason Quarequare, Bailey Hodgson, Josh Milthorpe, Mackenzie Scurr, Rio Evans, Callum Hutchinson
Goals: Adam Rusling 2/3, Caelum Jordan 2/5
Referee: Mr M Clayton